By Jeffery Deaver
5 toes inches of slick repartee, near-purple hair, and poetic mind's eye, twenty-year-old Rune hasn't been in new york for terribly lengthy. yet she's artful sufficient to have came across a squatter's paradise in an empty TriBeCa loft, and a video shop task that feeds her ardour for outdated videos. It's a fondness she stocks together with her favourite shopper, Mr. Kelly, a lonely previous guy who rents an identical video again and again. The flick is a noir vintage according to a real-life unsolved financial institution heist and one million lacking money. It's referred to as Manhattan Is My Beat.
That's the tape Rune is deciding upon up from Mr. Kelly's shabby condominium whilst she unearths him shot to dying. The police suspect a theft long past improper, yet Rune is bound the most important to fixing the homicide is hidden someplace within the hazy, black-and-white frames of Mr. Kelly's liked motion picture. yet as Rune hits the suggest streets of latest York to discover solutions, she will get stuck up in a perilous experience extra chilling than whatever Hollywood might dream up. As her tale attracts to its terrifying end, Rune's ultimate close-up may perhaps comprise the killer of a co-star.